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Happy Birthday Daddy

In Random Thoughts On October 23, 2014 0 Comments

My Dad would’ve been 84 today. He was a great man and a wonderful father. He taught me I could do anything and be anything if I just… Read More »

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READER QUESTION: Traveling with a Parent on Dialysis

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Reader Questions On October 21, 2014 0 Comments

Veronica Purcell asked the question: I’m traveling with my mom and she’s on dialysis and in a wheelchair. Where do I start planning? Although this may sound daunting… Read More »

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Latest Travel Gadget for Women: the “Pee Pocket”

In Gadgets, Humor On October 19, 2014 0 Comments

  Where was the Pee Pocket during our 8 or 9 trips to China?  Alas, my knees just do not allow for sustained squatting (and certainly not with… Read More »

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Traveling with a Parent who has Dementia – Part 2

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On October 9, 2014 0 Comments

In Part 1 of traveling with a parent who has dementia, I laid the ground work on what to expect while traveling and defining expectations from family members…. Read More »

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Traveling with a Parent who has Dementia – Part 1

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On October 7, 2014 0 Comments

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million people are currently living with this debilitating disease and the number is estimated to triple by 2050. Thank goodness… Read More »

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Mom answers “Do you get bored?”

In Need to Know, Random Thoughts, Reader Questions On October 4, 2014 0 Comments

  I received several questions from our Travel with Aging Parents Facebook followers to ask Mom next time I was home.  In Thursday’s post, Mom answers MaryAnn Baca’s… Read More »

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Mom answers “What fills your day?”

In Random Thoughts, Reader Questions On October 2, 2014 0 Comments

  I received several questions from our Travel with Aging Parents Facebook followers to ask Mom next time I was home.  Here, Mom answers MaryAnn Baca’s questions:  … Read More »

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5 Tips on How to NOT LOSE IT while Traveling with your Parents

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know On September 30, 2014 0 Comments

Over the past 20 years, I’ve traveled in excess of 300,000 miles with mom and I won’t kid you, sometimes it can be challenging. After all, we both… Read More »

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Mom answers “who was her favorite child growing up – me or my brother?”

In Humor On September 28, 2014 0 Comments

  Mom answers another question from our Travel with Aging Parents Facebook followers.   Here she answers a question from Lisa Mince: “Who was your favorite child growing… Read More »

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Mom answers “What was Val like growing up?”

In Humor, Reader Questions On September 24, 2014 0 Comments

A couple of weeks back, I received several questions for Mom from our Travel with Aging Parents Facebook followers. Here she answers a question from Amy Reda: “What… Read More »